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Oct
31
Sun
Exhibition | FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007 @ ADD-art galleria
Oct 31 all-day

ADD-art gallery (via Palazzo dei Duchi 6), from October 31, 2021 to January 15, 2022
FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007
curated by Davide Silvioli

The exhibition displays for the first time the photographs taken by the artist from Spoleto between 1997 and 2007, an unpublished and refined production in which the body is the protagonist.

From the text by curator Davide Silvioli:
“In Franco Troiani’s many years of research, photography is equivalent to an instrument of study; often a preliminary means to pictorial practice. However, photography does not suffer a status of subalternity with respect to the other orientations pursued by the artist, configuring itself as a completely autonomous territory of experimentation. According to these elements, Troiani exclusively delegates to photography the investigation of the human figure, with the intention of exploring its expression, symbology and mystery. On the basis of this attitude, the exhibition Fotografie. 1997-2007 presents a corpus of never-before-exhibited shots taken by the artist between the 1990s and 2000, in which the body is the subject of a narrative capable of leading back to timeless themes of a historical-artistic, aesthetic and philosophical nature”.

Open by appointment through the form on https://www.add-art.it/?page_id=15

Nov
1
Mon
26th MUSHROOM AND WILD HERBS EXHIBITION @ Piazza Garibaldi e Auditorium della Stella
Nov 1 all-day

The 26th Mushroom and edible wild herbs exhibition, organised by the Pro Loco di Spoleto, will be back from October 30 to November 1, 2021.
The event is dedicated to the region’s natural resources, with the aim of promoting their understanding and their use not only in gastronomy but also in medicine.

The show market, which will take place in Piazza Garibaldi and in the Auditorium della Stella, will include an exhibition of mushrooms and edible wild herbs collected by enthusiasts and experts, as well as conferences organised by the Università dei Sapori and Cedrav, and culinary specialities prepared by the pro loco of the Spoleto Valley.

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Organisation:
Proloco of Spoleto
Via Minervio, 2 – 06049 Spoleto (PG) .
Tel and Fax. (+ 39) 0743 46484
Mob. 331 8855493
prospoleto@gmail.com

Exhibition | FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007 @ ADD-art galleria
Nov 1 all-day

ADD-art gallery (via Palazzo dei Duchi 6), from October 31, 2021 to January 15, 2022
FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007
curated by Davide Silvioli

The exhibition displays for the first time the photographs taken by the artist from Spoleto between 1997 and 2007, an unpublished and refined production in which the body is the protagonist.

From the text by curator Davide Silvioli:
“In Franco Troiani’s many years of research, photography is equivalent to an instrument of study; often a preliminary means to pictorial practice. However, photography does not suffer a status of subalternity with respect to the other orientations pursued by the artist, configuring itself as a completely autonomous territory of experimentation. According to these elements, Troiani exclusively delegates to photography the investigation of the human figure, with the intention of exploring its expression, symbology and mystery. On the basis of this attitude, the exhibition Fotografie. 1997-2007 presents a corpus of never-before-exhibited shots taken by the artist between the 1990s and 2000, in which the body is the subject of a narrative capable of leading back to timeless themes of a historical-artistic, aesthetic and philosophical nature”.

Open by appointment through the form on https://www.add-art.it/?page_id=15

Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Nov 1 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | VITTORIO MESSINA – DISHABITAT @ Palazzo Collicola
Nov 1 all-day

VITTORIO MESSINA | DISHABITAT
Palazzo Collicola, from 9 October 2021 to 30 January 2022
exhibition curated by Marco Tonelli and Davide Silvioli

The opening is scheduled on Saturday 9 October at 11.30.
Reservation required: cultura.turismo@comune.spoleto.pg.it

Vittorio Messina has devoted a large part of his activity to the theme of Habitat and Building, focusing his attention on the iconography of “cells” and “rooms” as a basic element of architecture.

The open, enigmatic character of Messina’s works can be compared in part with the way of constructing thought and language of the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, with the novels of the Prague writer Franz Kafka, or with the theories of quantum physics. Without ever basing his discourse on critical, political, social, economic or ideological content, Messina’s work is a clear metaphor for constructing the work of art as an activity that is always fluid, dynamic, mobile, concrete and at the same time mysterious, immaterial and metaphysical, a sort of building yard crossed by the demands of the present and the possibilities of the future.

As on so many other occasions, therefore, the artist has drawn up a specific project for the space – in this case the Piano Nobile of Palazzo Collicola – entitled Dishabitat, consisting of two large works conceived and created for the site, a project that is therefore situated in and derives from the nature of the site destined to host it, at the same time feeding a field of reflection on the topical conditions and emergencies of our time.

The essential reconstruction of a building cut out of the very floor of the Salone d’Onore of Palazzo Collicola entitled Dishabitat 1 (of which only the roof covering and part of the retaining wall made of gasbeton blocks can be seen), similarly to the transformation of the long Gallery into a space dense with red light entitled Dishabitat 2, define a residential itinerary in the form of a building site within spaces that today are strictly museum-like, but which in the past were the home and places of representation of the Collicola family.

Palazzo Collicola was built in 1730 by architect Sebastiano Cipriani, was bought in 1939 by the City of Spoleto. In 2000 it became the city’s Modern Art Gallery, and in 2010, the city’s Pinacoteca.

In a metaphorical sense, compared to the idea of an original habitat, already modified by its transformation into a museum, Messina has added another (hence the term dishabitat) with a conceptual and contemporary matrix, which makes his works true metaphysical and mental construction sites. The lowering of the viewpoint from the top of a house and the suggestion of a red light caused by the phenomenon of moving away (the typical physical effect of gravitational redshift), are therefore for Messina forms of distancing from time and place, but also of paradoxical rapprochement to the present, and of elevation of our perception and vision of the world.

The exhibition project benefits from the technical sponsorship of Leroy-Merlin and the support of Galleria Nicola Pedana, while the exhibition catalogue will be published during the exhibition.

Opening hours:
Palazzo Collicola – “G. Carandente” Modern Art Gallery
10:30-13:00/15:00-17:30
closed on Tuesday and Wednesday

Special openings
December: Wednesday 8, Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29; January: Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5
10:30-13:00/15:00-17:30

CINEMA in Spoleto @ Sala Pegasus e Sala Frau
Nov 1 all-day

Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Piazza Bovio
Web site: www.cinemasalapegasus.it
Facebook: Cinéma Sala Pegasus
cinemasalapegasus@gmail.com
Ph. 0743 522620

Cinema Sala Frau
Vicolo San Filippo 16
Web site: www.spoletocinemaalcentro.it
Facebook: Cinema Sala Frau
cinemasalafrau@gmail.com
Ph. 0743/522177

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Nov
2
Tue
Exhibition | FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007 @ ADD-art galleria
Nov 2 all-day

ADD-art gallery (via Palazzo dei Duchi 6), from October 31, 2021 to January 15, 2022
FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007
curated by Davide Silvioli

The exhibition displays for the first time the photographs taken by the artist from Spoleto between 1997 and 2007, an unpublished and refined production in which the body is the protagonist.

From the text by curator Davide Silvioli:
“In Franco Troiani’s many years of research, photography is equivalent to an instrument of study; often a preliminary means to pictorial practice. However, photography does not suffer a status of subalternity with respect to the other orientations pursued by the artist, configuring itself as a completely autonomous territory of experimentation. According to these elements, Troiani exclusively delegates to photography the investigation of the human figure, with the intention of exploring its expression, symbology and mystery. On the basis of this attitude, the exhibition Fotografie. 1997-2007 presents a corpus of never-before-exhibited shots taken by the artist between the 1990s and 2000, in which the body is the subject of a narrative capable of leading back to timeless themes of a historical-artistic, aesthetic and philosophical nature”.

Open by appointment through the form on https://www.add-art.it/?page_id=15

Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Nov 2 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

CINEMA in Spoleto @ Sala Pegasus e Sala Frau
Nov 2 all-day

Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Piazza Bovio
Web site: www.cinemasalapegasus.it
Facebook: Cinéma Sala Pegasus
cinemasalapegasus@gmail.com
Ph. 0743 522620

Cinema Sala Frau
Vicolo San Filippo 16
Web site: www.spoletocinemaalcentro.it
Facebook: Cinema Sala Frau
cinemasalafrau@gmail.com
Ph. 0743/522177

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Nov
3
Wed
Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Nov 3 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007 @ ADD-art galleria
Nov 3 all-day

ADD-art gallery (via Palazzo dei Duchi 6), from October 31, 2021 to January 15, 2022
FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007
curated by Davide Silvioli

The exhibition displays for the first time the photographs taken by the artist from Spoleto between 1997 and 2007, an unpublished and refined production in which the body is the protagonist.

From the text by curator Davide Silvioli:
“In Franco Troiani’s many years of research, photography is equivalent to an instrument of study; often a preliminary means to pictorial practice. However, photography does not suffer a status of subalternity with respect to the other orientations pursued by the artist, configuring itself as a completely autonomous territory of experimentation. According to these elements, Troiani exclusively delegates to photography the investigation of the human figure, with the intention of exploring its expression, symbology and mystery. On the basis of this attitude, the exhibition Fotografie. 1997-2007 presents a corpus of never-before-exhibited shots taken by the artist between the 1990s and 2000, in which the body is the subject of a narrative capable of leading back to timeless themes of a historical-artistic, aesthetic and philosophical nature”.

Open by appointment through the form on https://www.add-art.it/?page_id=15

Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Nov 3 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | VITTORIO MESSINA – DISHABITAT @ Palazzo Collicola
Nov 3 all-day

VITTORIO MESSINA | DISHABITAT
Palazzo Collicola, from 9 October 2021 to 30 January 2022
exhibition curated by Marco Tonelli and Davide Silvioli

The opening is scheduled on Saturday 9 October at 11.30.
Reservation required: cultura.turismo@comune.spoleto.pg.it

Vittorio Messina has devoted a large part of his activity to the theme of Habitat and Building, focusing his attention on the iconography of “cells” and “rooms” as a basic element of architecture.

The open, enigmatic character of Messina’s works can be compared in part with the way of constructing thought and language of the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, with the novels of the Prague writer Franz Kafka, or with the theories of quantum physics. Without ever basing his discourse on critical, political, social, economic or ideological content, Messina’s work is a clear metaphor for constructing the work of art as an activity that is always fluid, dynamic, mobile, concrete and at the same time mysterious, immaterial and metaphysical, a sort of building yard crossed by the demands of the present and the possibilities of the future.

As on so many other occasions, therefore, the artist has drawn up a specific project for the space – in this case the Piano Nobile of Palazzo Collicola – entitled Dishabitat, consisting of two large works conceived and created for the site, a project that is therefore situated in and derives from the nature of the site destined to host it, at the same time feeding a field of reflection on the topical conditions and emergencies of our time.

The essential reconstruction of a building cut out of the very floor of the Salone d’Onore of Palazzo Collicola entitled Dishabitat 1 (of which only the roof covering and part of the retaining wall made of gasbeton blocks can be seen), similarly to the transformation of the long Gallery into a space dense with red light entitled Dishabitat 2, define a residential itinerary in the form of a building site within spaces that today are strictly museum-like, but which in the past were the home and places of representation of the Collicola family.

Palazzo Collicola was built in 1730 by architect Sebastiano Cipriani, was bought in 1939 by the City of Spoleto. In 2000 it became the city’s Modern Art Gallery, and in 2010, the city’s Pinacoteca.

In a metaphorical sense, compared to the idea of an original habitat, already modified by its transformation into a museum, Messina has added another (hence the term dishabitat) with a conceptual and contemporary matrix, which makes his works true metaphysical and mental construction sites. The lowering of the viewpoint from the top of a house and the suggestion of a red light caused by the phenomenon of moving away (the typical physical effect of gravitational redshift), are therefore for Messina forms of distancing from time and place, but also of paradoxical rapprochement to the present, and of elevation of our perception and vision of the world.

The exhibition project benefits from the technical sponsorship of Leroy-Merlin and the support of Galleria Nicola Pedana, while the exhibition catalogue will be published during the exhibition.

Opening hours:
Palazzo Collicola – “G. Carandente” Modern Art Gallery
10:30-13:00/15:00-17:30
closed on Tuesday and Wednesday

Special openings
December: Wednesday 8, Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29; January: Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5
10:30-13:00/15:00-17:30

CINEMA in Spoleto @ Sala Pegasus e Sala Frau
Nov 3 all-day

Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Piazza Bovio
Web site: www.cinemasalapegasus.it
Facebook: Cinéma Sala Pegasus
cinemasalapegasus@gmail.com
Ph. 0743 522620

Cinema Sala Frau
Vicolo San Filippo 16
Web site: www.spoletocinemaalcentro.it
Facebook: Cinema Sala Frau
cinemasalafrau@gmail.com
Ph. 0743/522177

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(Italiano) XVII edizione del Corso propedeutico di giornalismo “Walter Tobagi” | Dacia Maraini presenta il suo libro “La scuola ci salverà” @ Rocca Albornoz - Sala Antonini
Nov 3 @ 16:00
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Nov
4
Thu
Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Nov 4 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007 @ ADD-art galleria
Nov 4 all-day

ADD-art gallery (via Palazzo dei Duchi 6), from October 31, 2021 to January 15, 2022
FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007
curated by Davide Silvioli

The exhibition displays for the first time the photographs taken by the artist from Spoleto between 1997 and 2007, an unpublished and refined production in which the body is the protagonist.

From the text by curator Davide Silvioli:
“In Franco Troiani’s many years of research, photography is equivalent to an instrument of study; often a preliminary means to pictorial practice. However, photography does not suffer a status of subalternity with respect to the other orientations pursued by the artist, configuring itself as a completely autonomous territory of experimentation. According to these elements, Troiani exclusively delegates to photography the investigation of the human figure, with the intention of exploring its expression, symbology and mystery. On the basis of this attitude, the exhibition Fotografie. 1997-2007 presents a corpus of never-before-exhibited shots taken by the artist between the 1990s and 2000, in which the body is the subject of a narrative capable of leading back to timeless themes of a historical-artistic, aesthetic and philosophical nature”.

Open by appointment through the form on https://www.add-art.it/?page_id=15

Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Nov 4 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | VITTORIO MESSINA – DISHABITAT @ Palazzo Collicola
Nov 4 all-day

VITTORIO MESSINA | DISHABITAT
Palazzo Collicola, from 9 October 2021 to 30 January 2022
exhibition curated by Marco Tonelli and Davide Silvioli

The opening is scheduled on Saturday 9 October at 11.30.
Reservation required: cultura.turismo@comune.spoleto.pg.it

Vittorio Messina has devoted a large part of his activity to the theme of Habitat and Building, focusing his attention on the iconography of “cells” and “rooms” as a basic element of architecture.

The open, enigmatic character of Messina’s works can be compared in part with the way of constructing thought and language of the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, with the novels of the Prague writer Franz Kafka, or with the theories of quantum physics. Without ever basing his discourse on critical, political, social, economic or ideological content, Messina’s work is a clear metaphor for constructing the work of art as an activity that is always fluid, dynamic, mobile, concrete and at the same time mysterious, immaterial and metaphysical, a sort of building yard crossed by the demands of the present and the possibilities of the future.

As on so many other occasions, therefore, the artist has drawn up a specific project for the space – in this case the Piano Nobile of Palazzo Collicola – entitled Dishabitat, consisting of two large works conceived and created for the site, a project that is therefore situated in and derives from the nature of the site destined to host it, at the same time feeding a field of reflection on the topical conditions and emergencies of our time.

The essential reconstruction of a building cut out of the very floor of the Salone d’Onore of Palazzo Collicola entitled Dishabitat 1 (of which only the roof covering and part of the retaining wall made of gasbeton blocks can be seen), similarly to the transformation of the long Gallery into a space dense with red light entitled Dishabitat 2, define a residential itinerary in the form of a building site within spaces that today are strictly museum-like, but which in the past were the home and places of representation of the Collicola family.

Palazzo Collicola was built in 1730 by architect Sebastiano Cipriani, was bought in 1939 by the City of Spoleto. In 2000 it became the city’s Modern Art Gallery, and in 2010, the city’s Pinacoteca.

In a metaphorical sense, compared to the idea of an original habitat, already modified by its transformation into a museum, Messina has added another (hence the term dishabitat) with a conceptual and contemporary matrix, which makes his works true metaphysical and mental construction sites. The lowering of the viewpoint from the top of a house and the suggestion of a red light caused by the phenomenon of moving away (the typical physical effect of gravitational redshift), are therefore for Messina forms of distancing from time and place, but also of paradoxical rapprochement to the present, and of elevation of our perception and vision of the world.

The exhibition project benefits from the technical sponsorship of Leroy-Merlin and the support of Galleria Nicola Pedana, while the exhibition catalogue will be published during the exhibition.

Opening hours:
Palazzo Collicola – “G. Carandente” Modern Art Gallery
10:30-13:00/15:00-17:30
closed on Tuesday and Wednesday

Special openings
December: Wednesday 8, Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29; January: Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5
10:30-13:00/15:00-17:30

CINEMA in Spoleto @ Sala Pegasus e Sala Frau
Nov 4 all-day

Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Piazza Bovio
Web site: www.cinemasalapegasus.it
Facebook: Cinéma Sala Pegasus
cinemasalapegasus@gmail.com
Ph. 0743 522620

Cinema Sala Frau
Vicolo San Filippo 16
Web site: www.spoletocinemaalcentro.it
Facebook: Cinema Sala Frau
cinemasalafrau@gmail.com
Ph. 0743/522177

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Nov
5
Fri
Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Nov 5 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007 @ ADD-art galleria
Nov 5 all-day

ADD-art gallery (via Palazzo dei Duchi 6), from October 31, 2021 to January 15, 2022
FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007
curated by Davide Silvioli

The exhibition displays for the first time the photographs taken by the artist from Spoleto between 1997 and 2007, an unpublished and refined production in which the body is the protagonist.

From the text by curator Davide Silvioli:
“In Franco Troiani’s many years of research, photography is equivalent to an instrument of study; often a preliminary means to pictorial practice. However, photography does not suffer a status of subalternity with respect to the other orientations pursued by the artist, configuring itself as a completely autonomous territory of experimentation. According to these elements, Troiani exclusively delegates to photography the investigation of the human figure, with the intention of exploring its expression, symbology and mystery. On the basis of this attitude, the exhibition Fotografie. 1997-2007 presents a corpus of never-before-exhibited shots taken by the artist between the 1990s and 2000, in which the body is the subject of a narrative capable of leading back to timeless themes of a historical-artistic, aesthetic and philosophical nature”.

Open by appointment through the form on https://www.add-art.it/?page_id=15

Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Nov 5 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | VITTORIO MESSINA – DISHABITAT @ Palazzo Collicola
Nov 5 all-day

VITTORIO MESSINA | DISHABITAT
Palazzo Collicola, from 9 October 2021 to 30 January 2022
exhibition curated by Marco Tonelli and Davide Silvioli

The opening is scheduled on Saturday 9 October at 11.30.
Reservation required: cultura.turismo@comune.spoleto.pg.it

Vittorio Messina has devoted a large part of his activity to the theme of Habitat and Building, focusing his attention on the iconography of “cells” and “rooms” as a basic element of architecture.

The open, enigmatic character of Messina’s works can be compared in part with the way of constructing thought and language of the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, with the novels of the Prague writer Franz Kafka, or with the theories of quantum physics. Without ever basing his discourse on critical, political, social, economic or ideological content, Messina’s work is a clear metaphor for constructing the work of art as an activity that is always fluid, dynamic, mobile, concrete and at the same time mysterious, immaterial and metaphysical, a sort of building yard crossed by the demands of the present and the possibilities of the future.

As on so many other occasions, therefore, the artist has drawn up a specific project for the space – in this case the Piano Nobile of Palazzo Collicola – entitled Dishabitat, consisting of two large works conceived and created for the site, a project that is therefore situated in and derives from the nature of the site destined to host it, at the same time feeding a field of reflection on the topical conditions and emergencies of our time.

The essential reconstruction of a building cut out of the very floor of the Salone d’Onore of Palazzo Collicola entitled Dishabitat 1 (of which only the roof covering and part of the retaining wall made of gasbeton blocks can be seen), similarly to the transformation of the long Gallery into a space dense with red light entitled Dishabitat 2, define a residential itinerary in the form of a building site within spaces that today are strictly museum-like, but which in the past were the home and places of representation of the Collicola family.

Palazzo Collicola was built in 1730 by architect Sebastiano Cipriani, was bought in 1939 by the City of Spoleto. In 2000 it became the city’s Modern Art Gallery, and in 2010, the city’s Pinacoteca.

In a metaphorical sense, compared to the idea of an original habitat, already modified by its transformation into a museum, Messina has added another (hence the term dishabitat) with a conceptual and contemporary matrix, which makes his works true metaphysical and mental construction sites. The lowering of the viewpoint from the top of a house and the suggestion of a red light caused by the phenomenon of moving away (the typical physical effect of gravitational redshift), are therefore for Messina forms of distancing from time and place, but also of paradoxical rapprochement to the present, and of elevation of our perception and vision of the world.

The exhibition project benefits from the technical sponsorship of Leroy-Merlin and the support of Galleria Nicola Pedana, while the exhibition catalogue will be published during the exhibition.

Opening hours:
Palazzo Collicola – “G. Carandente” Modern Art Gallery
10:30-13:00/15:00-17:30
closed on Tuesday and Wednesday

Special openings
December: Wednesday 8, Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29; January: Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5
10:30-13:00/15:00-17:30

CINEMA in Spoleto @ Sala Pegasus e Sala Frau
Nov 5 all-day

Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Piazza Bovio
Web site: www.cinemasalapegasus.it
Facebook: Cinéma Sala Pegasus
cinemasalapegasus@gmail.com
Ph. 0743 522620

Cinema Sala Frau
Vicolo San Filippo 16
Web site: www.spoletocinemaalcentro.it
Facebook: Cinema Sala Frau
cinemasalafrau@gmail.com
Ph. 0743/522177

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Special event | CLIMBING IRAN by Francesca Borghetti @ Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Nov 5 @ 21:30

Cinéma Sala Pegasus, h 21.30
Special Event
CLIMBING IRAN by Francesca Borghetti

Nov
6
Sat
Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Nov 6 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007 @ ADD-art galleria
Nov 6 all-day

ADD-art gallery (via Palazzo dei Duchi 6), from October 31, 2021 to January 15, 2022
FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007
curated by Davide Silvioli

The exhibition displays for the first time the photographs taken by the artist from Spoleto between 1997 and 2007, an unpublished and refined production in which the body is the protagonist.

From the text by curator Davide Silvioli:
“In Franco Troiani’s many years of research, photography is equivalent to an instrument of study; often a preliminary means to pictorial practice. However, photography does not suffer a status of subalternity with respect to the other orientations pursued by the artist, configuring itself as a completely autonomous territory of experimentation. According to these elements, Troiani exclusively delegates to photography the investigation of the human figure, with the intention of exploring its expression, symbology and mystery. On the basis of this attitude, the exhibition Fotografie. 1997-2007 presents a corpus of never-before-exhibited shots taken by the artist between the 1990s and 2000, in which the body is the subject of a narrative capable of leading back to timeless themes of a historical-artistic, aesthetic and philosophical nature”.

Open by appointment through the form on https://www.add-art.it/?page_id=15

Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Nov 6 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | VITTORIO MESSINA – DISHABITAT @ Palazzo Collicola
Nov 6 all-day

VITTORIO MESSINA | DISHABITAT
Palazzo Collicola, from 9 October 2021 to 30 January 2022
exhibition curated by Marco Tonelli and Davide Silvioli

The opening is scheduled on Saturday 9 October at 11.30.
Reservation required: cultura.turismo@comune.spoleto.pg.it

Vittorio Messina has devoted a large part of his activity to the theme of Habitat and Building, focusing his attention on the iconography of “cells” and “rooms” as a basic element of architecture.

The open, enigmatic character of Messina’s works can be compared in part with the way of constructing thought and language of the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, with the novels of the Prague writer Franz Kafka, or with the theories of quantum physics. Without ever basing his discourse on critical, political, social, economic or ideological content, Messina’s work is a clear metaphor for constructing the work of art as an activity that is always fluid, dynamic, mobile, concrete and at the same time mysterious, immaterial and metaphysical, a sort of building yard crossed by the demands of the present and the possibilities of the future.

As on so many other occasions, therefore, the artist has drawn up a specific project for the space – in this case the Piano Nobile of Palazzo Collicola – entitled Dishabitat, consisting of two large works conceived and created for the site, a project that is therefore situated in and derives from the nature of the site destined to host it, at the same time feeding a field of reflection on the topical conditions and emergencies of our time.

The essential reconstruction of a building cut out of the very floor of the Salone d’Onore of Palazzo Collicola entitled Dishabitat 1 (of which only the roof covering and part of the retaining wall made of gasbeton blocks can be seen), similarly to the transformation of the long Gallery into a space dense with red light entitled Dishabitat 2, define a residential itinerary in the form of a building site within spaces that today are strictly museum-like, but which in the past were the home and places of representation of the Collicola family.

Palazzo Collicola was built in 1730 by architect Sebastiano Cipriani, was bought in 1939 by the City of Spoleto. In 2000 it became the city’s Modern Art Gallery, and in 2010, the city’s Pinacoteca.

In a metaphorical sense, compared to the idea of an original habitat, already modified by its transformation into a museum, Messina has added another (hence the term dishabitat) with a conceptual and contemporary matrix, which makes his works true metaphysical and mental construction sites. The lowering of the viewpoint from the top of a house and the suggestion of a red light caused by the phenomenon of moving away (the typical physical effect of gravitational redshift), are therefore for Messina forms of distancing from time and place, but also of paradoxical rapprochement to the present, and of elevation of our perception and vision of the world.

The exhibition project benefits from the technical sponsorship of Leroy-Merlin and the support of Galleria Nicola Pedana, while the exhibition catalogue will be published during the exhibition.

Opening hours:
Palazzo Collicola – “G. Carandente” Modern Art Gallery
10:30-13:00/15:00-17:30
closed on Tuesday and Wednesday

Special openings
December: Wednesday 8, Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29; January: Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5
10:30-13:00/15:00-17:30

CINEMA in Spoleto @ Sala Pegasus e Sala Frau
Nov 6 all-day

Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Piazza Bovio
Web site: www.cinemasalapegasus.it
Facebook: Cinéma Sala Pegasus
cinemasalapegasus@gmail.com
Ph. 0743 522620

Cinema Sala Frau
Vicolo San Filippo 16
Web site: www.spoletocinemaalcentro.it
Facebook: Cinema Sala Frau
cinemasalafrau@gmail.com
Ph. 0743/522177

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Nov
7
Sun
Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Nov 7 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007 @ ADD-art galleria
Nov 7 all-day

ADD-art gallery (via Palazzo dei Duchi 6), from October 31, 2021 to January 15, 2022
FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007
curated by Davide Silvioli

The exhibition displays for the first time the photographs taken by the artist from Spoleto between 1997 and 2007, an unpublished and refined production in which the body is the protagonist.

From the text by curator Davide Silvioli:
“In Franco Troiani’s many years of research, photography is equivalent to an instrument of study; often a preliminary means to pictorial practice. However, photography does not suffer a status of subalternity with respect to the other orientations pursued by the artist, configuring itself as a completely autonomous territory of experimentation. According to these elements, Troiani exclusively delegates to photography the investigation of the human figure, with the intention of exploring its expression, symbology and mystery. On the basis of this attitude, the exhibition Fotografie. 1997-2007 presents a corpus of never-before-exhibited shots taken by the artist between the 1990s and 2000, in which the body is the subject of a narrative capable of leading back to timeless themes of a historical-artistic, aesthetic and philosophical nature”.

Open by appointment through the form on https://www.add-art.it/?page_id=15

Exhibition | LATE GOTHIC ENCHANTMENT. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna @ Museo Diocesano
Nov 7 all-day

From June 15 to November 7, thanks to the precious collaboration of the Vatican Museums, the triptych composed of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Angels, currently housed in the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and the side compartments with the depictions of Saint Paula of Rome and Saint Eustochio, which escaped the fury of the 1703 earthquake, will be reunited and will be visible for the first time.

The exhibition, entitled Late gothic enchantment. The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna, is curated by Adele Breda, referent of the Department for Byzantine-Medieval Art of the Vatican Museums, by Stefania Nardicchi, Curator of the Diocesan Museum of Spoleto, and by Anna Pizzamano, PhD student in “History and Cultural Heritage of the Church” at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On the occasion of the recent restoration of the two side compartments preserved in the Vatican Collection, bearing the images of two little-known saints, Paola of Rome and Eustochio, mother and daughter who lived at the time of St. Jerome (late fourth century), their study was deepened and an attempt was made to find the lost central compartment. The searches led to the Diocesan Museum, where a fragmented table representing a Madonna in throne with the Child between two angels has been identified. The painting, even if missing the lower part, has been recognized as the central part of the triptych. The work adorned in origin the altar of the church of Saint Maria near the castle of Abeto di Preci, from which the name of Maria Santissima di Piè di Castello.

The Madonna di Spoleto was transferred to the Vatican Museums’ Office of Scientific Researches applied to Cultural Heritage, where the various components were thoroughly examined: the wooden essence, the pigments, the engravings and the punches confirmed its full compatibility. With the intention of deepening the study of a painter of very high quality who is not sufficiently known, a later work by the same master was also selected for comparison, the Madonna Enthroned with Child between Two Angels, today kept in the Museum of Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness “Beato Angelico” in Vicchio del Mugello.

There are several reasons that led to this choice. These polyptychs are in fact made by one of the most refined and sought-after Florentine workshops of the time, and used for the liturgical decoration of chapels and parishes in the rural areas of Umbria and Tuscany. The survival of the only table with the Madonna, both in the case of Abeto di Preci and in that of Vicchio, attests, moreover, a devotion never interrupted and an affective and plurisecular bond with the territory, that has resisted also to the dispersion of the side compartments. Thanks to this juxtaposition it is also possible to guess the original dimensions of the Madonna in Spoleto, seriously damaged in the earthquake of 1703.

These works represent two different moments of the stylistic path of the Master of the Straus Madonna, active in Florence between 1385 and 1415, a painter who, from an initial neo-Giottism, slowly opened to the new international style, welcoming in part the style of Lorenzo Monaco and Gherardo Starnina, but always maintaining his original archaic style.

Title: Late Gothic Enchantment, The recomposed triptych of the Master of the Straus Madonna
Venue: Spoleto, Diocesan Museum
Period: 15 June -7 November 2021
Catalog: published by Quattroemme, Perugia
Hours: Every day from 11 to 18. Closed on Mondays.
Tickets: Euro 5,00; free of charge up to 6 years old and disabled people with accompanying person

Information:
Ph.+39 0577 286300 – duomospoleto@operalaboratori.com
www.spoletonorcia.it

Exhibition | VITTORIO MESSINA – DISHABITAT @ Palazzo Collicola
Nov 7 all-day

VITTORIO MESSINA | DISHABITAT
Palazzo Collicola, from 9 October 2021 to 30 January 2022
exhibition curated by Marco Tonelli and Davide Silvioli

The opening is scheduled on Saturday 9 October at 11.30.
Reservation required: cultura.turismo@comune.spoleto.pg.it

Vittorio Messina has devoted a large part of his activity to the theme of Habitat and Building, focusing his attention on the iconography of “cells” and “rooms” as a basic element of architecture.

The open, enigmatic character of Messina’s works can be compared in part with the way of constructing thought and language of the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, with the novels of the Prague writer Franz Kafka, or with the theories of quantum physics. Without ever basing his discourse on critical, political, social, economic or ideological content, Messina’s work is a clear metaphor for constructing the work of art as an activity that is always fluid, dynamic, mobile, concrete and at the same time mysterious, immaterial and metaphysical, a sort of building yard crossed by the demands of the present and the possibilities of the future.

As on so many other occasions, therefore, the artist has drawn up a specific project for the space – in this case the Piano Nobile of Palazzo Collicola – entitled Dishabitat, consisting of two large works conceived and created for the site, a project that is therefore situated in and derives from the nature of the site destined to host it, at the same time feeding a field of reflection on the topical conditions and emergencies of our time.

The essential reconstruction of a building cut out of the very floor of the Salone d’Onore of Palazzo Collicola entitled Dishabitat 1 (of which only the roof covering and part of the retaining wall made of gasbeton blocks can be seen), similarly to the transformation of the long Gallery into a space dense with red light entitled Dishabitat 2, define a residential itinerary in the form of a building site within spaces that today are strictly museum-like, but which in the past were the home and places of representation of the Collicola family.

Palazzo Collicola was built in 1730 by architect Sebastiano Cipriani, was bought in 1939 by the City of Spoleto. In 2000 it became the city’s Modern Art Gallery, and in 2010, the city’s Pinacoteca.

In a metaphorical sense, compared to the idea of an original habitat, already modified by its transformation into a museum, Messina has added another (hence the term dishabitat) with a conceptual and contemporary matrix, which makes his works true metaphysical and mental construction sites. The lowering of the viewpoint from the top of a house and the suggestion of a red light caused by the phenomenon of moving away (the typical physical effect of gravitational redshift), are therefore for Messina forms of distancing from time and place, but also of paradoxical rapprochement to the present, and of elevation of our perception and vision of the world.

The exhibition project benefits from the technical sponsorship of Leroy-Merlin and the support of Galleria Nicola Pedana, while the exhibition catalogue will be published during the exhibition.

Opening hours:
Palazzo Collicola – “G. Carandente” Modern Art Gallery
10:30-13:00/15:00-17:30
closed on Tuesday and Wednesday

Special openings
December: Wednesday 8, Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29; January: Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5
10:30-13:00/15:00-17:30

CINEMA in Spoleto @ Sala Pegasus e Sala Frau
Nov 7 all-day

Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Piazza Bovio
Web site: www.cinemasalapegasus.it
Facebook: Cinéma Sala Pegasus
cinemasalapegasus@gmail.com
Ph. 0743 522620

Cinema Sala Frau
Vicolo San Filippo 16
Web site: www.spoletocinemaalcentro.it
Facebook: Cinema Sala Frau
cinemasalafrau@gmail.com
Ph. 0743/522177

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THE GREAT ALBORNOZ FORTRESS – SPOLETO CARD guided walk @ Rocca Albornoz
Nov 7 @ 10:30

The thematic guided tours in museums and trekking in the city are FREE for SPOLETO CARD holders.

The thematic guided tours and trekking in the city are ONLY ON RESERVATION and WITH A LIMITED NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS.

For the TREKKING IN TOWN the RESERVATION is MANDATORY within the 18.00 of the previous Saturday.

Participation in guided tours requires compliance with current Covid-19 regulations.

Those who do not have the SPOLETO CARD will be able to participate:
– to THEMATIC GUIDED TOURS in the museums with a fee of € 3.00 per person, in addition to the museum ticket.
– TREKKING IN THE CITY with a fee of € 5.00 per person, in addition to the museum ticket where applicable.

The SPOLETO CARD is a combined ticket that allows to enter to numerous museal sites of the city and to benefit of particular advantages.

The SPOLETO CARD can be purchased in the participating museums and is valid 7 days.

SPOLETO CARD rates:
Red Card: € 9,50
Green Card: € 8,00 (from 15 to 25 years old, over 65 years old, groups)
Edited by: Sistema Museo, in collaboration with the Municipality of Spoleto.

For information and reservations: Soc.
Soc. Coop. Museum System
Tel and fax 0743 46434 – 0743 224952
E-mail: info@spoletocard.it
Website: www.spoletocard.it

Nov
8
Mon
Exhibition | FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007 @ ADD-art galleria
Nov 8 all-day

ADD-art gallery (via Palazzo dei Duchi 6), from October 31, 2021 to January 15, 2022
FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007
curated by Davide Silvioli

The exhibition displays for the first time the photographs taken by the artist from Spoleto between 1997 and 2007, an unpublished and refined production in which the body is the protagonist.

From the text by curator Davide Silvioli:
“In Franco Troiani’s many years of research, photography is equivalent to an instrument of study; often a preliminary means to pictorial practice. However, photography does not suffer a status of subalternity with respect to the other orientations pursued by the artist, configuring itself as a completely autonomous territory of experimentation. According to these elements, Troiani exclusively delegates to photography the investigation of the human figure, with the intention of exploring its expression, symbology and mystery. On the basis of this attitude, the exhibition Fotografie. 1997-2007 presents a corpus of never-before-exhibited shots taken by the artist between the 1990s and 2000, in which the body is the subject of a narrative capable of leading back to timeless themes of a historical-artistic, aesthetic and philosophical nature”.

Open by appointment through the form on https://www.add-art.it/?page_id=15

Exhibition | VITTORIO MESSINA – DISHABITAT @ Palazzo Collicola
Nov 8 all-day

VITTORIO MESSINA | DISHABITAT
Palazzo Collicola, from 9 October 2021 to 30 January 2022
exhibition curated by Marco Tonelli and Davide Silvioli

The opening is scheduled on Saturday 9 October at 11.30.
Reservation required: cultura.turismo@comune.spoleto.pg.it

Vittorio Messina has devoted a large part of his activity to the theme of Habitat and Building, focusing his attention on the iconography of “cells” and “rooms” as a basic element of architecture.

The open, enigmatic character of Messina’s works can be compared in part with the way of constructing thought and language of the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, with the novels of the Prague writer Franz Kafka, or with the theories of quantum physics. Without ever basing his discourse on critical, political, social, economic or ideological content, Messina’s work is a clear metaphor for constructing the work of art as an activity that is always fluid, dynamic, mobile, concrete and at the same time mysterious, immaterial and metaphysical, a sort of building yard crossed by the demands of the present and the possibilities of the future.

As on so many other occasions, therefore, the artist has drawn up a specific project for the space – in this case the Piano Nobile of Palazzo Collicola – entitled Dishabitat, consisting of two large works conceived and created for the site, a project that is therefore situated in and derives from the nature of the site destined to host it, at the same time feeding a field of reflection on the topical conditions and emergencies of our time.

The essential reconstruction of a building cut out of the very floor of the Salone d’Onore of Palazzo Collicola entitled Dishabitat 1 (of which only the roof covering and part of the retaining wall made of gasbeton blocks can be seen), similarly to the transformation of the long Gallery into a space dense with red light entitled Dishabitat 2, define a residential itinerary in the form of a building site within spaces that today are strictly museum-like, but which in the past were the home and places of representation of the Collicola family.

Palazzo Collicola was built in 1730 by architect Sebastiano Cipriani, was bought in 1939 by the City of Spoleto. In 2000 it became the city’s Modern Art Gallery, and in 2010, the city’s Pinacoteca.

In a metaphorical sense, compared to the idea of an original habitat, already modified by its transformation into a museum, Messina has added another (hence the term dishabitat) with a conceptual and contemporary matrix, which makes his works true metaphysical and mental construction sites. The lowering of the viewpoint from the top of a house and the suggestion of a red light caused by the phenomenon of moving away (the typical physical effect of gravitational redshift), are therefore for Messina forms of distancing from time and place, but also of paradoxical rapprochement to the present, and of elevation of our perception and vision of the world.

The exhibition project benefits from the technical sponsorship of Leroy-Merlin and the support of Galleria Nicola Pedana, while the exhibition catalogue will be published during the exhibition.

Opening hours:
Palazzo Collicola – “G. Carandente” Modern Art Gallery
10:30-13:00/15:00-17:30
closed on Tuesday and Wednesday

Special openings
December: Wednesday 8, Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29; January: Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5
10:30-13:00/15:00-17:30

CINEMA in Spoleto @ Sala Pegasus e Sala Frau
Nov 8 all-day

Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Piazza Bovio
Web site: www.cinemasalapegasus.it
Facebook: Cinéma Sala Pegasus
cinemasalapegasus@gmail.com
Ph. 0743 522620

Cinema Sala Frau
Vicolo San Filippo 16
Web site: www.spoletocinemaalcentro.it
Facebook: Cinema Sala Frau
cinemasalafrau@gmail.com
Ph. 0743/522177

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VISIONI D’AUTORE | Screening of I GIGANTI and meeting with director BONIFACIO ANGIUS @ Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Nov 8 @ 21:00

VISIONI D’AUTORE
Meeting with BONIFACIO ANGIUS
director of I GIGANTI

Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Monday, November 8 – h 21.00

Nov
9
Tue
Exhibition | FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007 @ ADD-art galleria
Nov 9 all-day

ADD-art gallery (via Palazzo dei Duchi 6), from October 31, 2021 to January 15, 2022
FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007
curated by Davide Silvioli

The exhibition displays for the first time the photographs taken by the artist from Spoleto between 1997 and 2007, an unpublished and refined production in which the body is the protagonist.

From the text by curator Davide Silvioli:
“In Franco Troiani’s many years of research, photography is equivalent to an instrument of study; often a preliminary means to pictorial practice. However, photography does not suffer a status of subalternity with respect to the other orientations pursued by the artist, configuring itself as a completely autonomous territory of experimentation. According to these elements, Troiani exclusively delegates to photography the investigation of the human figure, with the intention of exploring its expression, symbology and mystery. On the basis of this attitude, the exhibition Fotografie. 1997-2007 presents a corpus of never-before-exhibited shots taken by the artist between the 1990s and 2000, in which the body is the subject of a narrative capable of leading back to timeless themes of a historical-artistic, aesthetic and philosophical nature”.

Open by appointment through the form on https://www.add-art.it/?page_id=15

CINEMA in Spoleto @ Sala Pegasus e Sala Frau
Nov 9 all-day

Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Piazza Bovio
Web site: www.cinemasalapegasus.it
Facebook: Cinéma Sala Pegasus
cinemasalapegasus@gmail.com
Ph. 0743 522620

Cinema Sala Frau
Vicolo San Filippo 16
Web site: www.spoletocinemaalcentro.it
Facebook: Cinema Sala Frau
cinemasalafrau@gmail.com
Ph. 0743/522177

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Nov
10
Wed
Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Nov 10 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007 @ ADD-art galleria
Nov 10 all-day

ADD-art gallery (via Palazzo dei Duchi 6), from October 31, 2021 to January 15, 2022
FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007
curated by Davide Silvioli

The exhibition displays for the first time the photographs taken by the artist from Spoleto between 1997 and 2007, an unpublished and refined production in which the body is the protagonist.

From the text by curator Davide Silvioli:
“In Franco Troiani’s many years of research, photography is equivalent to an instrument of study; often a preliminary means to pictorial practice. However, photography does not suffer a status of subalternity with respect to the other orientations pursued by the artist, configuring itself as a completely autonomous territory of experimentation. According to these elements, Troiani exclusively delegates to photography the investigation of the human figure, with the intention of exploring its expression, symbology and mystery. On the basis of this attitude, the exhibition Fotografie. 1997-2007 presents a corpus of never-before-exhibited shots taken by the artist between the 1990s and 2000, in which the body is the subject of a narrative capable of leading back to timeless themes of a historical-artistic, aesthetic and philosophical nature”.

Open by appointment through the form on https://www.add-art.it/?page_id=15

CINEMA in Spoleto @ Sala Pegasus e Sala Frau
Nov 10 all-day

Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Piazza Bovio
Web site: www.cinemasalapegasus.it
Facebook: Cinéma Sala Pegasus
cinemasalapegasus@gmail.com
Ph. 0743 522620

Cinema Sala Frau
Vicolo San Filippo 16
Web site: www.spoletocinemaalcentro.it
Facebook: Cinema Sala Frau
cinemasalafrau@gmail.com
Ph. 0743/522177

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Nov
11
Thu
Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Nov 11 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007 @ ADD-art galleria
Nov 11 all-day

ADD-art gallery (via Palazzo dei Duchi 6), from October 31, 2021 to January 15, 2022
FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007
curated by Davide Silvioli

The exhibition displays for the first time the photographs taken by the artist from Spoleto between 1997 and 2007, an unpublished and refined production in which the body is the protagonist.

From the text by curator Davide Silvioli:
“In Franco Troiani’s many years of research, photography is equivalent to an instrument of study; often a preliminary means to pictorial practice. However, photography does not suffer a status of subalternity with respect to the other orientations pursued by the artist, configuring itself as a completely autonomous territory of experimentation. According to these elements, Troiani exclusively delegates to photography the investigation of the human figure, with the intention of exploring its expression, symbology and mystery. On the basis of this attitude, the exhibition Fotografie. 1997-2007 presents a corpus of never-before-exhibited shots taken by the artist between the 1990s and 2000, in which the body is the subject of a narrative capable of leading back to timeless themes of a historical-artistic, aesthetic and philosophical nature”.

Open by appointment through the form on https://www.add-art.it/?page_id=15

Exhibition | VITTORIO MESSINA – DISHABITAT @ Palazzo Collicola
Nov 11 all-day

VITTORIO MESSINA | DISHABITAT
Palazzo Collicola, from 9 October 2021 to 30 January 2022
exhibition curated by Marco Tonelli and Davide Silvioli

The opening is scheduled on Saturday 9 October at 11.30.
Reservation required: cultura.turismo@comune.spoleto.pg.it

Vittorio Messina has devoted a large part of his activity to the theme of Habitat and Building, focusing his attention on the iconography of “cells” and “rooms” as a basic element of architecture.

The open, enigmatic character of Messina’s works can be compared in part with the way of constructing thought and language of the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, with the novels of the Prague writer Franz Kafka, or with the theories of quantum physics. Without ever basing his discourse on critical, political, social, economic or ideological content, Messina’s work is a clear metaphor for constructing the work of art as an activity that is always fluid, dynamic, mobile, concrete and at the same time mysterious, immaterial and metaphysical, a sort of building yard crossed by the demands of the present and the possibilities of the future.

As on so many other occasions, therefore, the artist has drawn up a specific project for the space – in this case the Piano Nobile of Palazzo Collicola – entitled Dishabitat, consisting of two large works conceived and created for the site, a project that is therefore situated in and derives from the nature of the site destined to host it, at the same time feeding a field of reflection on the topical conditions and emergencies of our time.

The essential reconstruction of a building cut out of the very floor of the Salone d’Onore of Palazzo Collicola entitled Dishabitat 1 (of which only the roof covering and part of the retaining wall made of gasbeton blocks can be seen), similarly to the transformation of the long Gallery into a space dense with red light entitled Dishabitat 2, define a residential itinerary in the form of a building site within spaces that today are strictly museum-like, but which in the past were the home and places of representation of the Collicola family.

Palazzo Collicola was built in 1730 by architect Sebastiano Cipriani, was bought in 1939 by the City of Spoleto. In 2000 it became the city’s Modern Art Gallery, and in 2010, the city’s Pinacoteca.

In a metaphorical sense, compared to the idea of an original habitat, already modified by its transformation into a museum, Messina has added another (hence the term dishabitat) with a conceptual and contemporary matrix, which makes his works true metaphysical and mental construction sites. The lowering of the viewpoint from the top of a house and the suggestion of a red light caused by the phenomenon of moving away (the typical physical effect of gravitational redshift), are therefore for Messina forms of distancing from time and place, but also of paradoxical rapprochement to the present, and of elevation of our perception and vision of the world.

The exhibition project benefits from the technical sponsorship of Leroy-Merlin and the support of Galleria Nicola Pedana, while the exhibition catalogue will be published during the exhibition.

Opening hours:
Palazzo Collicola – “G. Carandente” Modern Art Gallery
10:30-13:00/15:00-17:30
closed on Tuesday and Wednesday

Special openings
December: Wednesday 8, Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29; January: Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5
10:30-13:00/15:00-17:30

CINEMA in Spoleto @ Sala Pegasus e Sala Frau
Nov 11 all-day

Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Piazza Bovio
Web site: www.cinemasalapegasus.it
Facebook: Cinéma Sala Pegasus
cinemasalapegasus@gmail.com
Ph. 0743 522620

Cinema Sala Frau
Vicolo San Filippo 16
Web site: www.spoletocinemaalcentro.it
Facebook: Cinema Sala Frau
cinemasalafrau@gmail.com
Ph. 0743/522177

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Nov
12
Fri
Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Nov 12 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007 @ ADD-art galleria
Nov 12 all-day

ADD-art gallery (via Palazzo dei Duchi 6), from October 31, 2021 to January 15, 2022
FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007
curated by Davide Silvioli

The exhibition displays for the first time the photographs taken by the artist from Spoleto between 1997 and 2007, an unpublished and refined production in which the body is the protagonist.

From the text by curator Davide Silvioli:
“In Franco Troiani’s many years of research, photography is equivalent to an instrument of study; often a preliminary means to pictorial practice. However, photography does not suffer a status of subalternity with respect to the other orientations pursued by the artist, configuring itself as a completely autonomous territory of experimentation. According to these elements, Troiani exclusively delegates to photography the investigation of the human figure, with the intention of exploring its expression, symbology and mystery. On the basis of this attitude, the exhibition Fotografie. 1997-2007 presents a corpus of never-before-exhibited shots taken by the artist between the 1990s and 2000, in which the body is the subject of a narrative capable of leading back to timeless themes of a historical-artistic, aesthetic and philosophical nature”.

Open by appointment through the form on https://www.add-art.it/?page_id=15

Exhibition | TOUCHING THE LANGOBARDS FIRST-HAND @ Rocca Albornoz - Museo Nazionale del Ducato di Spoleto
Nov 12 all-day

From 12 November 2021 to 6 March 2022 at the Rocca Albornoz – National Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto, an itinerant exhibition that offers the unique opportunity to admire at the same time the monuments of the serial site ‘The Longobards in Italy. Places of power (568-774 AD)’, a UNESCO World Heritage Site for ten years.

The celebrations for the tenth anniversary of the serial site ‘The Longobards in Italy’ as UNESCO World Heritage continue with the travelling exhibition “Touching the Langobards first-hand“, which will be inaugurated on Friday 12 November at 3.30 p.m. at the Rocca Albornoz – National Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto, after the stops in Ancona, Benevento and Monte Sant’Angelo.

The exhibition, which will be open until 6 March, has been organised in collaboration with the ‘Museo Tattile Statale Omero‘ of Ancona and financed by the Ministry of Culture in accordance with Law 77/2006. The aim of the exhibition is to raise awareness of the extraordinary nature and complexity of the UNESCO site through a tactile route and a range of different user options that facilitate understanding, ensuring an optimal multisensory experience for all.

Seven three-dimensional scale models of the architectural monuments most representative of the Lombard serial site and seven models of the areas in which the monuments are located will be on display in the rooms, allowing tactile exploration of their contexts of origin. To make the itinerary even more accessible there will be audio descriptions (in Italian and English), recorded by the actors of the Compagnia #SIneNOmine of the Casa di Reclusione di Maiano in Spoleto, to be listened to via NFC and QR code, as well as a catalogue in Braille and one in large print for free consultation. Finally, to allow for inclusive use of the models, videos have been made using the technique of compositing in LIS – Italian Sign Language, together with images and animations, subtitles and audio.

The exhibition ‘Touching the Longobards first-hand‘ allows visitors to get to know and “touch” the seven architectural excellences of the serial site ‘The Longobards in Italy. The places of power (568-774 AD)‘, which has been recognised by UNESCO for ten years. )’, which UNESCO recognised as a World Heritage Site ten years ago, an itinerary of the places of Longobard power that, in addition to the Basilica of San Salvatore in Spoleto includes: the Gastaldaga area and the Episcopal complex in Cividale del Friuli (Udine), the monumental area with the Monastery of San Salvatore – Santa Giulia in Brescia, the Castrum with the Tower of Torba and the Church of Santa Maria foris portas in Torba and in Castelseprio (Varese), the Tempietto del Clitunno in Campello sul Clitunno (Perugia), the Complex of Santa Sofia in Benevento and the Sanctuary of San Michele in Monte Sant’Angelo (Foggia).

The exhibition is curated by the Associazione Italia Langobardorum – the management structure of the serial site – which is part of the circuit of the 9th edition of the Biennial “Arteinsieme – culture and cultures without barriers”, a group of museums and places of culture that promote activities aimed at encouraging the participation of people with disabilities and special needs in general or from other cultures, enhancing the contemporary artistic heritage, the accessibility of art and cultural assets, in the conviction of the strong social power that art has, which is experienced and lived together.

INFO: Exhibition “Touching the Longobards first-hand”
Opening: Friday 12 November at 15.30
Address: Rocca Albornoz-National Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto | Piazza Bernardino Campello 1, Spoleto (PG)
OPENING DAYS AND HOURS FROM DECEMBER 27 to JANUARY 9: Mon through Sun: 9.30-13.45
CLOSED: December 13-26 | January 1, 16 and 30 | February 6 and 20 | March 6
Info and reservation: +39 0743 223055

Exhibition | VITTORIO MESSINA – DISHABITAT @ Palazzo Collicola
Nov 12 all-day

VITTORIO MESSINA | DISHABITAT
Palazzo Collicola, from 9 October 2021 to 30 January 2022
exhibition curated by Marco Tonelli and Davide Silvioli

The opening is scheduled on Saturday 9 October at 11.30.
Reservation required: cultura.turismo@comune.spoleto.pg.it

Vittorio Messina has devoted a large part of his activity to the theme of Habitat and Building, focusing his attention on the iconography of “cells” and “rooms” as a basic element of architecture.

The open, enigmatic character of Messina’s works can be compared in part with the way of constructing thought and language of the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, with the novels of the Prague writer Franz Kafka, or with the theories of quantum physics. Without ever basing his discourse on critical, political, social, economic or ideological content, Messina’s work is a clear metaphor for constructing the work of art as an activity that is always fluid, dynamic, mobile, concrete and at the same time mysterious, immaterial and metaphysical, a sort of building yard crossed by the demands of the present and the possibilities of the future.

As on so many other occasions, therefore, the artist has drawn up a specific project for the space – in this case the Piano Nobile of Palazzo Collicola – entitled Dishabitat, consisting of two large works conceived and created for the site, a project that is therefore situated in and derives from the nature of the site destined to host it, at the same time feeding a field of reflection on the topical conditions and emergencies of our time.

The essential reconstruction of a building cut out of the very floor of the Salone d’Onore of Palazzo Collicola entitled Dishabitat 1 (of which only the roof covering and part of the retaining wall made of gasbeton blocks can be seen), similarly to the transformation of the long Gallery into a space dense with red light entitled Dishabitat 2, define a residential itinerary in the form of a building site within spaces that today are strictly museum-like, but which in the past were the home and places of representation of the Collicola family.

Palazzo Collicola was built in 1730 by architect Sebastiano Cipriani, was bought in 1939 by the City of Spoleto. In 2000 it became the city’s Modern Art Gallery, and in 2010, the city’s Pinacoteca.

In a metaphorical sense, compared to the idea of an original habitat, already modified by its transformation into a museum, Messina has added another (hence the term dishabitat) with a conceptual and contemporary matrix, which makes his works true metaphysical and mental construction sites. The lowering of the viewpoint from the top of a house and the suggestion of a red light caused by the phenomenon of moving away (the typical physical effect of gravitational redshift), are therefore for Messina forms of distancing from time and place, but also of paradoxical rapprochement to the present, and of elevation of our perception and vision of the world.

The exhibition project benefits from the technical sponsorship of Leroy-Merlin and the support of Galleria Nicola Pedana, while the exhibition catalogue will be published during the exhibition.

Opening hours:
Palazzo Collicola – “G. Carandente” Modern Art Gallery
10:30-13:00/15:00-17:30
closed on Tuesday and Wednesday

Special openings
December: Wednesday 8, Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29; January: Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5
10:30-13:00/15:00-17:30

CINEMA in Spoleto @ Sala Pegasus e Sala Frau
Nov 12 all-day

Cinéma Sala Pegasus
Piazza Bovio
Web site: www.cinemasalapegasus.it
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cinemasalapegasus@gmail.com
Ph. 0743 522620

Cinema Sala Frau
Vicolo San Filippo 16
Web site: www.spoletocinemaalcentro.it
Facebook: Cinema Sala Frau
cinemasalafrau@gmail.com
Ph. 0743/522177

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(Italiano) GIORNATA RICORDO CADUTI MILITARI E CIVILI NELLE MISSIONI INTERNAZIONALI DI PACE @ via Caduti di Nassirya
Nov 12 @ 11:00

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SPOLETO JAZZ SEASON @ Teatro Caio Melisso
Nov 12 @ 21:00
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8, 22 October – 12 November
SPOLETO JAZZ SEASON
Organized by: Visioninmusica
www.visioninmusica.com

Visioninmusica renews its bond with the city of Spoleto presenting an intriguing edition of Spoleto Jazz Season in a European key. Dynamism, innovation and quality have always been the winning characteristics of Visioninmusica, and the 2021 edition features three fascinating events proposing very different musical forms and languages. This autumn, in the evocative settings of the Teatro Nuovo Gian Carlo Menotti and the Teatro Caio Melisso, great jazz will resound with the piano solo of Enrico Pieranunzi, the Luxembourg trio Reis/Demuth/Wiltgen and the progressive sounds of the Austrian Bartolomey-Bittmann.

Friday 8 October 2021
Teatro Nuovo Gian Carlo Menotti, 9.00 p.m.
ENRICO PIERANUNZI – UNLIMITED.

Full price € 25,00
Reduced € 21,00 (Visioninmusica members, under 18, over 65, and for those who buy more than one concert at the same time.

Friday 22 October 2021
Caio Melisso Theatre, 9.00 p.m.
REIS DEMUTH WILTGEN – SLY.

Full price € 20,00
Reduced € 17,00 (Visioninmusica members, under 18, over 65, and for those who buy more than one concert at the same time.

Friday 12 November 2021
Caio Melisso Theatre, 9.00 p.m.
BARTOLOMEYBITTMANN – DYNAMO.

Full price € 20,00
Reduced € 17,00 (Visioninmusica members, under 18, over 65, and for those who buy more than one concert at the same time.

Tickets:
Caffè dello Sport – viale Trento e Trieste 78, Spoleto – Ph. 0039 0743 47796
New Sinfony – galleria del Corso 12, Terni – Ph. 0039 0744 407104
Online: www.vivaticket.it
At the theater’s box office one hour before the performance

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Exhibition | FRAGMENTS OF MEMORIES. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina @ Museo archeologico nazionale di Spoleto e Teatro romano
Nov 13 all-day

National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theatre of Spoleto
from September 26, 2021 to January 6, 2022
Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina

Until January 6, the garden of the Roman Theater and in the National Archaeological Museum of Spoleto will house some artifacts of the plan of reuse of the rubble made by arch. Matteo Ferroni for the Municipality of Norcia, compared with some archaeological finds of the Valnerina. The exhibition, entitled Fragments of memories. Reconstructions between architecture and archaeology in Valnerina, will be inaugurated by the director Silvia Casciarri on Sunday 26th September at 11 a.m.

The exhibition compares two ways of reconstruction. On the one hand, the philological recomposition of the archaeological fragments into original objects and, on the other, the recomposition of the architectural fragments into new forms and new functions.

Opening hours:
National Archaeological Museum and Roman Theater of Spoleto
from Wednesday to Sunday 8:30-19:30 (last entrance at 18:30)
closed Monday and Tuesday

Exhibition | FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007 @ ADD-art galleria
Nov 13 all-day

ADD-art gallery (via Palazzo dei Duchi 6), from October 31, 2021 to January 15, 2022
FRANCO TROIANI: Photographs. 1997-2007
curated by Davide Silvioli

The exhibition displays for the first time the photographs taken by the artist from Spoleto between 1997 and 2007, an unpublished and refined production in which the body is the protagonist.

From the text by curator Davide Silvioli:
“In Franco Troiani’s many years of research, photography is equivalent to an instrument of study; often a preliminary means to pictorial practice. However, photography does not suffer a status of subalternity with respect to the other orientations pursued by the artist, configuring itself as a completely autonomous territory of experimentation. According to these elements, Troiani exclusively delegates to photography the investigation of the human figure, with the intention of exploring its expression, symbology and mystery. On the basis of this attitude, the exhibition Fotografie. 1997-2007 presents a corpus of never-before-exhibited shots taken by the artist between the 1990s and 2000, in which the body is the subject of a narrative capable of leading back to timeless themes of a historical-artistic, aesthetic and philosophical nature”.

Open by appointment through the form on https://www.add-art.it/?page_id=15

Exhibition | MAURIZIO CANNAVACCIUOLO / CLAUDIO MASSINI “Ma non ho bicchieri come i tuoi” @ Palazzo Collicola
Nov 13 all-day

Ma non ho bicchieri come i tuoi
Curated by Marco Tonelli and Lorenzo Fiorucci
Palazzo Collicola, Spoleto
13 November 2021– 13 February 2022

An unpredictable, eccentric painting exhibition, a dialogue between two artists who work on the very margins of images and representation, line and ornament, illusion and meaning.

Maurizio Cannavacciuolo (1954) and Claudio Massini (1955), both born in Naples, contemporaries, a history of long friendship, made up of interferences but not influences, between the 1970s and 1980s they shared Lucio Amelio’s gallery in Naples, a veritable centre of the contemporary art world of the time in Italy: on the occasion of this exhibition at Palazzo Collicola, they have therefore recalled each other.

The exhibition itinerary (a double solo show) unfolds along the ten rooms on the ground floor dedicated to temporary exhibitions. Cannavacciuolo and Massini are exhibiting 30 works (including a number of polyptychs) created from the late 1990s to the present day, mostly paintings on canvas, with Cannavacciuolo also exhibiting a large work of ceramic tiles (Sinestesia) as evidence of his openness to other “genres”, while Massini closes the exhibition with a photographic re-proposition of social art interventions carried out between 1974 and 1980, a period of research that oscillates between the anthropological and the popular and that took shape in a collective context such as the intervention carried out in Sant’Antimo in 1977 entitled La notte di Maggio Mellone.

The exhibition attempts to underline the different humoral and narrative aspects of their paths, which in Cannavacciuolo’s case are manifested with a sort of healthy irony, almost didactic, as a tender and ruthless observer who tries to make the spectator reflect through logical and visual traps, in Massini’s case with subtle and precise architectures made of balances, countless layers of colour, small utopias, orientalisms, polyptychs, empire-style recoveries and nostalgia, interweaving of constellations and hedonistic decorations.

Cannavacciuolo’s extravagant and impertinent visual rebuses in works such as Bubbles, Fire Zazazà!, Excelsior, Bored Sea Food vs Barbed Wire Family or Menina do Rio, calor que provoca arrepio are thus a perfect counterpoint to Massini’s dreamlike and frozen spaces in paintings such as Barcellonese, Riparo, Dall’alto e fuori or Architettura fatale, as they both swerve away from the current practice of modernity, tradition and contemporaneity.

Two painters, therefore, who are not marginal but complex and stratified, involuntary antagonists on the contemporary scene from which they stand out for their dense weave of meanings and references, hybridisations and references to other, international cultures and therefore part of a universal culture.

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